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New chief for Rockland development agency

New Rockland economic development chief brings diverse background to county.

Plans for $4 billion Queens convention center scrapped

Plans by Malaysian entertainment giant Genting Group to build a $4 billion convention center in Queens that would have created tens of thousands of...

Majority supports minimum wage hike

More than three-quarters of those who responded to a recent Siena College Research Institute poll favor increasing the state's minimum wage to $8.50.

Task force solicits information for energy master plan

The New York Energy Highway Task Force recently issued a request for information regarding Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to strengthen the state’s electrical grid.

Cuomo looks to revive Job Development Authority

New York state economic development officials confirmed the state is in the process of re-launching the JDA as a means of providing direct loans to small businesses and manufacturers.

Cuomo authorizes state health insurance exchange

Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order authorizing the creation of the New York Health Benefit Exchange as a marketplace for individuals and business owners.

Cuomo seeks proposals for energy highway

The New York Energy Highway Task Force is seeking ideas from private utilities and developers.

Cuomo announces state education awards program

Through the School District Management Efficiency Awards program, up to $75 million in grants will be distributed to school districts over the next three years.

State budget includes $46M for 10 road and bridge projects in...

The projects are part of $1.2 billion in accelerated road and bridge projects announced last week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo as part of the New York Works initiative.

Gov. Cuomo in Purchase to sign state budget

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was at Manhattanville College in Purchase April 5 to sign the state's fiscal year 2012-2013 budget.

Cuomo vows flexibility on pension reform

Speaking in Albany last week in concert with the New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials, Gov. Andrew Cuomo made his case for a Tier VI pension system.

State Business Council seeks job growth, tax reform

Group’s new leader to press for job growth, revamped tax code

Medicaid bill overwhelms counties

Time short, list long, for Medicaid Redesign Team to do budget balancing act.

Cuomo takes budget pitch to Marist

He calls for and end to Albany’s dysfunction